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USS MARION COUNTY

(LST-975)

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LST-975 Deployments - Major Events

Add a LST-975 Shellback Initiation Add a LST-975 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1944 Keel Date: 1 DEC 1944
at Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Hingham MA
JAN 1945 Launch Date: 6 JAN 1945
FEB 1945 Commissioned: 3 FEB 1945
JAN 1954 - JAN 1955 West Pac
FEB 1955 - JUN 1955 West Pac
MAY 1956 Decommissioned: 10 MAY 1956

LST-975 General Specifications

Class: LST-542-class tank landing ship

Displacement: 1625 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Draft: Loaded - 8' FWD - 14' AFT

Flank Speed: 12 knots